The All-NEW E4 Experience was a GIANT Hit

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Over 600 People traveled through the doors of the all-new Almo ProAV E4 Experience (formerly E4 AV Tour). And, they didn’t just come for the 45+ exhibitors who all showed new products, they didn’t just come for my AV-over-IP Keynote, they didn’t just come for the SDVoE Alliance or DSF (Digital Signage Federation) Certification Courses, […]

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Chief Expands TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System

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Chief has expanded its TiLED LED Video Wall Mounting System to include the Samsung IFH Series, the Absen Acclaim Series and the Unilumin UpanelS Series. The mounts will officially debut at DSE Booth 1312. Chief’s latest design for digital signage solutions, the TiLED Series, is a modular, LED mounting system to support creative video wall […]

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Barco Extends Video Wall Portfolio with OverView LVD5521B

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Barco is introducing a new addition to its OverView LCD video-wall series. The OverView LVD5521B is a 55” 500-nit LCD solution that features a 1.8-mm seam, modular structure and the option of operating the (redundant) power supply remotely. It’s designed for control rooms, broadcast studios, corporate lobbies, experience centers, meeting rooms and signage applications. Other […]

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Vaddio Intros Next Generation of Professional PTZ Cameras

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Vaddio recently launched the RoboSHOT Elite Series of professional PTZ cameras, designed for university lecture halls, houses of worship, government chambers, corporate meeting rooms and UCC environments. RoboSHOT Elite Series cameras use a 1/2.5 Type Exmor R generation CMOS image sensor to deliver 8.5 megapixels of 1080p/60 video and more powerful image signal processing. This […]

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Peerless-AV Named a 2019 Brand Official of Forbes Travel Guide

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AURORA, Ill. – March 12, 2019 – Peerless-AV®, an award-winning designer and manufacturer of the highest quality audio and video solutions and accessories, is excited to announce that it has been named the Official TV Wall Mount & Outdoor TV Provider of Forbes Travel Guide. Each year, Forbes Travel Guide selects brand officials to represent the finest products and services […]

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Almo ProAV’s E4 Experience Will Show Only New Products & Offer Autograph and Photo Session with Quarterback Jim McMahon

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Next week in Chicago, Almo Professional A/V will open the doors to its first 2019 E4 Experience, a rebranded, expanded version of the award-winning E4 AV Tour, which is set to incorporate an exhibit hall filled with new commercial AV products. E4 Experience Chicago is also featuring a special autograph and photo opportunity with former […]

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Almo Launches Cape Soleil Contract Collection of Outdoor Hospitality Furniture

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Almo Hospitality has launched the Cape Soleil Contract Collection, a new brand of commercial outdoor furniture designed exclusively for the hospitality market and available only through Almo. All of the products in the Cape Soleil line are currently ready for quick ship delivery or can be custom-made in a variety of fabric and finish options […]

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Almo ProAV’s E4 Experience To Focus On Education

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On March 12, a team of industry educators and AV/IT experts will gather in Chicago to share their knowledge at the Almo Professional A/V, 2019 E4 Experience, a rebranded, expanded version of the award-winning E4 AV Tour. These leaders in AV education will deliver thought-provoking business and technical sessions worth AVIXA CTS Renewal Units, as […]

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An Unbiased An Unbiased Explanation of AV-over-IP | 2018 Keynote

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Nearly everyone out there is misleading you about AV-over-IP. It’s not easy, it’s not lossless compression and it’s not going to happen overnight. But, it IS the future of AV signal distribution. There is no standard that everyone has adopted for sending AV signals (video, audio, control and power) over the network – there are […]

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Almo ProAV Named Exclusive U.S. Distributor for iMAGsystems AV-Over-IP Products

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Almo ProAV has been named the exclusive U.S. distributor for iMAGsystems, a Melbourne, Australia-based manufacturer of AV over IP delivery products. iMAGsystems is showcasing its complete product line of AIR wireless, LIGHTNING (SDVoE), RAIN H.264 and THUNDER (JPEG2000) during the exhibit portion of the next E4 AV Tour, coming to Nashville on October 26. “Thanks to our partnership with iMAGsystems, we are […]

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Almo ProAV Launches New Sound Options Audio Sourcing & Engineering Group

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Almo ProAV today launched Sound Options, a dedicated audio sourcing and technical engineering group. From mics, speakers, DSPs, mixers and specialty applications, Sound Options offers favorite brands while providing the audio-specific sales, technical and engineering expertise needed to complete a successful AV installation. Sound Options is making its debut at the Almo E4 AV Tour in Dallas on April 24. “We […]

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Here’s What You Missed from the DC Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour

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We just returned form the first stop on the 2018 ALMO E4 AV Tour in Washington DC and it’s safe to say that Almo ProAV still has THE BEST regional trade shows of ANY AV distributor in North America. Not only do they blow away the competition in sheer numbers — 500+ attendees, 45 exhibitors and two […]

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ATEN to Offer HDBaseT Certification Training During Almo 2018 E4 AV Tour

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ATEN Technology, Inc will join Almo Professional A/V, a professional audio visual (AV) distributor with global reach, to give resellers, integrators and consultants the opportunity to learn how to create powerful integrated AV experiences during the E4 AV Tour in Washington, D.C. on March 6, and Dallas, Tex. on April 24. At both events, ATEN will provide live and static demos of its Pro AV […]

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If This Doesn’t Convince You to Come to the Almo E4, Nothing Will

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With less than two weeks to go, Almo ProAV, in partnership with AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association, is putting the final touches on its first E4 AV Tour of the year, taking place on March 6 in Washington, D.C. The E4 experience includes all new sessions, including a new keynote and end note, along with the most new products ever […]

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Almo ProAV’s First #E4AVTour Stop Is in Washington D.C. – And, Joe Theismann Will Be There! Sorry Gary…

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST FROM ALMO PROAV In case you haven’t heard, Almo Professional AV announced the E4 AV Tour 2018 dates and the first stop is scheduled for March 6, 2018 in Washington, D.C. The E4 AV Tour is a free one-day program that includes exploring new concepts, exchanging ideas with industry professionals, […]

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Almo ProAV Collaborates with Salamander Designs to Provide AV Furniture for Huddle Space Integration Projects

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Almo Professional AV is collaborating with AV furniture manufacturer Salamander Designs to offer a variety of electric lift stands, credenzas and cabinets for collaboration and huddle spaces. The new relationship gives integrators the opportunity to streamline AV projects through one distributor and earn additional revenue. As part of the new relationship, Salamander Designs has joined […]

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The Results of the AV Industry’s Only Future of Collaboration Survey Are In!

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Last month, we partnered with Almo Pro AV to create a comprehensive survey that asked you the AV community — users and integrators — to tell us what the state of the BYOD (bring your own device) and collaboration (insert your own definition here) market is. The results? Most importantly, nearly everyone in the AV market […]

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Barco and wePresent Upgrade Wireless Presentation System

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Barco announced an upgrade of the wePresent WiPG-1600 wireless presentation and collaboration system. This newer model now accommodates both wired and wireless connections thus users can switch between different networking solutions (wired LAN, wireless LAN, wired LAN + wireless LAN) to meet different facility needs. Extra networking solutions are not the only bonus. The new WiPG-1600 also added on-screen annotation tools and virtual whiteboard and 1-to-many distribution makes it possible […]

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InfoComm International Changes Name to AVIXA

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In a surprise announcement today, InfoComm International (the organization) changed its name to the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA). For now, InfoComm the trade show will keep its name (both the trade show in the U.S. every June, as well as the international versions such as InfoComm China). They will just be operated by […]

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I’m Ecstatic About Yesterday’s Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour!

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I just flew home, last night, from spending two days in Chicago for the Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour. I’ve been to all of them — every single one. And, yesterday’s was the best. THE BEST. Nine years after launching Almo’s commercial AV division, Sam Taylor has created the industry’s favorite (according to the last […]

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Watch Gary Kayye’s 4K Keynote from the E4 Show and Get 1.5 InfoComm CTS RU Credits!

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rAVe founder Gary Kayye just delivered his most popular keynote in the history of our company: 4K – No Myths, No Exaggerations, Just the Facts — yesterday at the Almo ProAV E4 AV Tour. Maybe it was simply a right place/right time kind of thing but, it has turned out to be the most popular keynote he’s ever done […]

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We Are Attending the Almo E4 AV Tour — Why Aren’t You?

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THIS IS A PROMOTED POST Almo’s E4 AV Tour is back! The AV industry’s favorite distributor roadshow kicks off 2017 in the Chicago area next month (March 22nd) at the Drury Lane Theatre and Conference Center and in April in San Jose, California at the DoubleTree by Hilton San Jose — and this year’s event has a lot of […]

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Almo Pro A/V Named North American Distributor for Avocor Interactive Touch Screens

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Almo Professional A/V has become the exclusive North American distributor for Avocor Interactive Touch Screens for business — and education-focused installations. Almo partners now have access to the complete line of Avocor VTF Series interactive displays, which are designed for the modern workplace to unify and provide collaboration in environments like executive rooms, huddle rooms […]

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Gary Kayye’s 4K Keynote: The 1080p Video Stream Version – Worth 1.5 InfoComm CTS RU Credits, too!

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In early 2016, rAVe founder, Gary Kayye, started delivering his most popular Keynote in the history of our company: 4K – No Myths, No Exaggerations, Just the Facts. Maybe it was simply a right place/right time kind of thing but, it has turned out to be the most popular keynote he’s ever done in the seven […]

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Almo Pro A/V’s E4 AV Tour Heads to Dallas Next Week

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Almo Professional A/V is concluding its 2016 E4 AV Tour in Dallas, Texas on October 18. The final event of the year arrives chock-full of InfoComm CTS-accredited courses and workshops, highlighted by a keynote address about 4K, which will be available for live viewing on Facebook. According to Melody Craigmyle, vice president of marketing for […]

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Almo Pro A/V Acquires IAVI

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Almo Pro A/V today announced it is acquiring certain assets and assuming certain liabilities of International Audio Visual Inc. (IAVI), a global distributor. This will make Almo Corporation, celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, the largest privately-held professional audio video distributor in the industry and a $1.2B corporation. It also makes Almo a global company […]

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The 2016 Almo E4 AV Tour Video

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The Almo Pro A/V E4 AV Tour is, by far, the industry’s premier distributor event. We’ve been covering it LIVE through this rAVe NOW microsite for 6-years and it includes free education that earns you InfoComm CTS RU credits, a cutting-edge keynote – including the 2016 events first-and-only presentation delivered totally in 4K – and […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 430: Almo Pro A/V Now Lets Integrators Sell Bandwidth!

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On today’s podcast, Almo Executive VP Sam Taylor explains all the details about how ProAV integrators can sell high-speed Internet access (aka bandwidth) to clients and get recurring revenue from it. It’s yet another service-focused offering from Almo Pro A/V. This podcast is worth watching because Gary and Sam end up discussing the state of […]

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Almo Pro A/V Expands Content Creation Service Offering

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This week Almo Professional A/V expanded its exclusive Content Creation Services to include a new option, thereby deepening the range of revenue-generating content creation choices for partners looking to add this service into their digital signage mix. Almo will give resellers and integrators the opportunity to try out the new ”Almo Content Creator” option during […]

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Rants and rAVes — Episode 416: Almo Pro A/V Reveals New Workshops at E4

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Watch Gary’s videocast today with ALMO’s Brian Rhatigan as he tells you about two (limited to 10 people) workshops at the Fall E4 AV Tours in Houston next month and in New Jersey in October. Both are hands-on and one will literally teach you how to build creative content for digital signage systems in less […]

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